No — hurricane intensity is not exaggerated to scare people
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|Tracks of 27 of the 29 major hurricanes that have been observed in the Atlantic since Hurricane Wilma. Hurricanes Gaston and Matthew from 2016 are not shown.|
|Fraction of tropical cyclone related fatalities in the U.S. caused by various factors from 1963-2012. (Rappaport 2014)|
|Wednesday morning sunrise on Hurricane Nicole.|
|3-day rainfall totals, from Thursday morning through Sunday morning (10/6-10/9).|
|Remarkable similarities between two October major hurricanes: Matthew 2016 and Hazel 1954.|